Fixing Gwen

by  Sam Bobrick

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

An emotional and poignant journey with some laughs along the way as father and son discover how little they actually know about one another.

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Fixing Gwen

by  Sam Bobrick

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Not Applicable
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Mark Morton and his reluctant sixteen year old son, Danny, share a Palm Springs motel for several days. They are there for family week at a rehab center where Gwen, Mark's wife and Danny's mother is trying to recover from severe alcoholism. While Mark has great hopes for Gwen's recovery, Danny has none. An emotional and poignant journey with some laughs along the way as father and son discover how little they actually know about one another.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: A motel room outside of Palm Springs. The present. 
  • Additional Features: No intermission
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

2m, 2f
MARK MORTON - A man in his early fifties.
DANNY MORTON - Mark's sixteen year old son.
YOUNG GWEN - Mark's wife when he first married her, early twenties.
OLD GWEN - Mark's wife as she is now, late forties. 
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Cast Attributes

  • Features Teens

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Authors

Sam Bobrick

Sam Bobrick has written and co-written over forty plays, most of them performed throughout the world, which include: Norman, Is That You?, Murder at the Howard Johnson's, Weekend Comedy, Remember Me?, Death in England, Passengers, Are You Sure?, Baggage, Getting Sara Married, The Spider or the Fly, and - without Willia ...

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